Circus IS... fitness and creativity combined

New to circus?  All regular classes can be booked by clicking SIGN UP and choosing the class you want to attend.  You can sign up via our site or by using the Mind Body app on your phone and searching for "Birds Eye View Circus."

MY BEST SELF Show

  • When: Saturday December 1st Doors 6:30pm, Show at 7pm

  • Where: Lois Nelson Theater, Collingwood Art Center, 2413 Collingwood Blvd, Toledo, OH

  • Presale Tickets $12, Couples $20, Door Sales $15

  • Buy Presale Tickets Here

My Best Self is about envisioning who you want to be and striving to be that person.  Whomever that is- a more empathetic friend, compassionate parent, loud mouthed fighter for what you believe in....performers use circus arts to explore what their personal discovery and growth means.  Kick complacency to the curb and join us for a student showcase featuring both the youth, teen AND adult programs at Birds Eye View Circus.

Family Circus Mini Series

  • Saturday Dec 1st, 8th, 15th

  • Adults $60, Youth $45

  • ages 8+

  • SIGN UP

Looking for a way to build confidence, strength, and communication? This class is a youth AND adult class designed for beginners.  If your child wants to attend alone, they should come to our regular weekly youth or teen circus classes. Over the course of the mini-session adults and kids gets to try silks, lyra, trapeze, partner acrobatics, tightwire, balance and more! A great way to connect with kids in a supportive and safe environment.  Join instructor Chloe Whiting-Stevenson for this special opportunity to do circus as a family, No prior experience necessary.

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Silks Explorers: WOrkshop with Emily Lemieux

  • Tuesday December 11th, (Theater)

  • 6-7:30pm

  • $40 Single Workshop

  • $65, Two Workshops Discount!

  • SIGN UP

    In this class we will go to the moon and back, exploring the silks in ways that may seem familiar, but will have new and interesting twists. We will discover pathways that didn't seem possible and work through longer sequences that will help build stamina and touch on different theory.
    Prerequisites: Hip Key in the air, inversion in the air

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Sling: Twist and Twirls Workshop with Emily Lemieux

  • Tuesday December 11th

  • 7:45-9:15pm

  • $40 Single Workshop

  • $65, Two Workshops Discount!

  • SIGN UP

    This hammock workshop will dive deep into fluid movements, creative pathways, and interesting shapes. Playing with things you may be familiar from paths you may not be. Come prepared to condition your brain to see how to twist your way in and twirl your way out.
    Prerequisites: unassisted pullover, inverts in the air

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ADULT fall SCHEDULE

WEEKLY ADULT CLASSES: Oct 15th-Dec 10th

SUNDAYS:

  • Partner Acro 1: 10:30-11:30AM *New*

  • Partner Acro 2: 10:30AM-12:30PM

  • Euphoric Yoga Flow: 5-6pm *New*

  • Sacred Flow: 6:15-7pm *New*

MONDAYS:

  • Silks 2: 6:30-7:45pm

  • Tightwire 1: 8-9:15pm

TUESDAYS:

  • Strong and Flexy 1: 6:30-7:45pm

  • Mixed Apparatus 2: 7:45-9pm *New*

WEDNESDAYS:

  • Silks 1: 6:30-7:45pm

  • Fabric Choreography: 8-9:15pm *New*

THURSDAYS:

  • Hammock 1: 7-8:15pm

SATURDAYS:

  • Lyra 1/2: 12:45-2pm

  • Silks 1: 2:15-3:30pm

  • Conscious Dance: 7-8:15pm *New*

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Youth fall Schedule

WEEKLY YOUTH CLASSES: Oct 15th-Dec 10th

Starting this Fall classes will be separated by age and we have additional class offerings!

  • Beginner Youth Circus Ages 8-11:

    • Thursdays (5:30-6:45pm)

    • Saturdays (10am-11:15am)

  • Intermediate Youth Circus Ages 8-11:

    • Thursdays (5:30-6:45pm)

    • Saturdays (10am-11:15am)

  • Teen Circus Ages 12-17:

    • Mondays (5:30-6:45pm)

    • Saturdays (11:15am-12:30pm)

We are Toledo's Premier circus training and performance space offering classes in aerial and ground acrobatics for youth and adults.  Our classes offer a unique fitness program that improves strength, flexibility and confidence for anyone.  You do not need to be an athlete to make this your home, just a desire to try something new and work for it.

We produce circus shows inside our home building, The Collingwood Art Center which houses a beautiful domed theater that seats 560 people.  You can also see our instructors and students performing at many local events, theaters and festivals around Toledo.

Gift Certificates

Give the best gift, a circus experience! We recommend a series class for your friend, loved one, or child in our adult or youth program. We offer series classes in Aerial, Partner Acro, Yoga, and Dance.

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